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Ice climbing Photo: Fredrik Strang
Ice climbing Photo: Fredrik Strang

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Rjukan is reckoned the best location in Northern Europe for ice climbing.

Over 192 frozen waterfalls in a particularly long and stable winter season provide enticing conditions for climbers from all over the world.

It is waterfalls for all levels and most of them are easily accessible.

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Ice climbing - Photo: Fredrik Strang

Ice climbing

Rjukan is reckoned the best location in Northern Europe for ice climbing. Over 192 frozen waterfalls in a particularly long and stable winter season...

Ice climbing

Source: Visitnorway

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Key facts about Rjukan

Rjukan is an old center for industry and has approximately 3,000 inhabitants.

Rjukan

Rjukan is located by the Hardangervidda National Park and is known for Gaustatoppen Mountain and the heavy water sabotages by the heroes of Telemark.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Winter in Rjukan

The mountains around Rjukan in Southern Norway are perfect for family skiing holidays.

Hiking in Rjukan

There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.

Attractions in Rjukan

The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum are among the main attractions in Rjukan.
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